The Cubs grabbed a big bat right at the buzzer
The Cubs have acquired Nicholas Castellanos from the Tigers, the clubs have announced. The return to the Tigers is two minor-league pitchers, Paul Richan and Alex Lange.
Castellanos was actually in the Tigers’ lineup in Anaheim as the deadline hit, but when he was supposed to be on deck, he wasn’t anywhere to be seen. This signals that the deal truly came to fruition at the last minute before the 4 p.m. ET trade deadline.
We’ll get to the Cubs part in a second. Real fast, the return to the Tigers: